Dr Richard Bunzl: The Hepton Singers' Musical Director

Richard studied music at the University of East Anglia, majoring in composition and music history, before going on the University of Leeds where he studied for a PhD. in the area of music and philosophy. For many years he has been active as a community musician, playing the piano, percussion, flute and of course singing. He joined Hepton Singers in 2006 as a bass, and was appointed musical director at the end of 2018. His musical tastes are wide-ranging, from Hildegard of Bingen from the twelfth century, to living composers such as Arvo Pärt.